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Rev. Christopher Esget is senior pastor of Immanuel Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Alexandria, Va., where he has served since 2001. He previously served Bethel Lutheran Church in Du Quoin, IL.

Esget is the Fifth Vice-President of the LCMS (East-Southeast Region). He is the author of “Saints and Faithful Brothers” and “The Table of the Lord and the Gates of Hell” in The Gates of Hell: Confessing Christ in a Hostile World (CPH, 2018). Esget is a member of the Concordia College – New York Board of Regents. He holds a bachelor’s degree in music from Berklee College, Boston, and Master of Divinity and Master of Sacred Theology degrees from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind.

He and his wife, Kassie, have one son.